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Sunday 8/26/2012

Midnight EDT

KET
Great PerformancesHigh Definition
#3702 "Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk - A Celebration of New Orleans Blues" [TV-PG]
The versatile British actor and star of House showcases his musical side in New Orleans. The program features his performances with blues legends Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas, as well as another fellow countryman similarly inspired by this uniquely American music, Sir Tom Jones. [High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#2103 "Kalahari: The Flooded Desert" [TV-G]
Views of the Okavango Delta, after the rains, from the perspectives of two of its predators: the crocodile and the eagle. [High-Definition]
KETKY
The Wonder TeamKY
Documentary about the Centre College football team (circa 1917) that became one of the most dominant programs in all of college football. Their rise to power culminated in the defeat of the mighty Harvard University in 1921, a game many experts agree is one of the greatest upsets in the history of college sports.
 

1:00 am Sunday, August 26

KET
POVHigh Definition
#2307 "Presumed Guilty" [TV-PG]
The award-winning story of two young lawyers and their struggle to free a man wrongfully convicted of murder in Mexico City. [High-Definition]
KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#3612 "What Are Dreams?" [TV-PG]
Join the leading dream researchers and witnesses the extraordinary experiments they use to investigate the world of sleep. [High-Definition]
KETKY
JubileeClosed CaptionedKY
#1119 "The Grascals" [TV-G]
Leitchfield natives Danny Roberts and Jimmy Mattingly and bandmates play an innovative mingling of bluegrass and country music. A 2006 KET production.
 

2:00

KET
Back to The Garden, Flower Power Comes Full CircleClosed Captioned
[TV-G]
A group of back-to-the-land "hippies" isolated from mainstream culture tell their moving stories.
KET2
FrontlineHigh Definition
#2810 "Flying Cheap" [TV-PG]
A year after the deadliest domestic airline accident in seven years, this program investigates the crash of Continental 3407, the rise in regional and low-cost carriers, and if the aviation system is being stretched beyond its capacity to deliver service that is both cheap and safe. [High-Definition]
KETKY
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1004 "Michael Martin Murphy plus the Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band" [TV-G]
Respected singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey performs songs from his latest CD, Tall Grass & Cool Water. Award winning western trio The Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band perform songs from their latest recording, My Horse Knows the Way Home.
 

3:00

KET
Petula Clark: This Is My SongClosed Captioned
[TV-PG]
The story of the singer Petula Clark's life in music, told in her own words and those of friends and colleagues including Harry Belafonte, Lynn Redgrave, Andy Williams, Rod McKuen, David Cassidy, and others. A wealth of rare material, from movie trailers, newsreels, stage productions, and television appearances reveal a multi-faceted entertainer who has also managed to have a successful personal life.
KET2
POVHigh Definition
#2307 "Presumed Guilty" [TV-PG]
The award-winning story of two young lawyers and their struggle to free a man wrongfully convicted of murder in Mexico City. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Great ConversationsHigh Definition
#207 "Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams" [TV-G]
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his book Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution, about constitutional interpretation and citizen participation in the judicial process. He is interviewed by NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. [High-Definition]
 

4:00

KET
How the Beatles Rocked the KremlinHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
The extraordinary and untold story of how the Beatles punctured the Iron Curtain. Even though the Beatles never performed there, their music and rebellious style soaked into the lives of a generation of Russian kids. This film features personal stories from members of Russia's Beatles generation, who talk about how the Fab Four changed their lives, gave them hope, and helped to undermine the foundations of the Soviet system. [High-Definition]
KET2
Herbert Hoover: LandslideHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
Despite various efforts to pull the nation out of depression, Herbert Hoover's unsuccessful attempts led to his sound defeat by Franklin Roosevelt just four years after his landslide victory. This program looks at the life of the controversial figure through interviews with notable historians and Hoover scholars. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Magic on the Ether: Western Kentucky Radio HistoryKY
Nostalgic trip revisits the early days of radio in the Paducah area.
 

5:00

KET
Wild Animal Baby ExplorersHigh Definition
#101 "Sled Stuck/Pocket Protector" [TV-G]
The Explorers are bored and decide they want to want to go sledding, only to realize they don't have anything to sled on! Looking around, Izzy spots a penguin sliding on its belly into the ice cold water. The team observes how penguins live in this frigid environment and discover that sliding on your belly isn't a bad way to get from one place to another! Izzy is having a hard time collecting berries because he can only hold a few in his claws at one time. He wishes he had some kind of carrying devise. The Explorers start thinking about how some animals have "pockets" to hold things and learn about marsupials. [High-Definition]
KET2
Washington WeekHigh Definition
#5208 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Bringing People Together: The History of Broadcasting in KentuckyKY
A history of radio and television in the Bluegrass State, based on Francis Nash's book Towers Over Kentucky and featuring personalities, communities, events, and stations that will be familiar to anyone who has listened to radio or watched TV in Kentucky.
 

5:30

KET
Barney & FriendsHigh Definition
#1405 "Pistachio/Bj's Snack Attack" [TV-Y]
Barney is snacking on pistachios...and just can't seem to stop! His young friends try to help by hiding them from Barney. BJ starts to feel sick after eating too many sweets. [High-Definition]
KET2
Need To KnowHigh Definition
#250 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
KET: 40 Years of ExplorationKYWatch Online!
This anniversary special takes a look at KET's 40-year history and its future with interviews from KET Executive Director Malcolm Wall, founder O. Leonard Press, and past executive director Virginia Gaines Fox. Many of the great programs that have aired on KET are also highlighted. A 2008 KET production. Watch Online
 

6:00

KET
Sesame StreetHigh Definition
#4263 "Humpty Dumpty's Big Break" [TV-Y]
Telly is very worried about Humpty Dumpty falling off the wall, but Humpty explains that he is there to watch a football game. Just as the game is about to start, one of All the King's Horses comes limping in and says he can't play. It's Humpty's dream to play football, so he offers to replace him, but Telly is very worried that Humpty will break. [High-Definition]
KET2
Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyHigh Definition
#1552 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
Appalshop @ 40: Classics from the CollectionKY
#109 "Harriette Arnow/Ourselves and That Promise" [TV-G]
In interviews filmed not long before her death, Harriet Simpson Arnow, author of the The Dollmaker, describes the basic biographical details of her life and reveals the difficulties of being a writer, a wife, and a mother. And. three contemporary Kentuckians, James Still, Robert Penn Warren, and Billy Davis, discuss their work and its relationship to the environment in which they live.